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9 (90%)
1
1 (10%)

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Author Topic: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9  (Read 4989 times)

Deagonx

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6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« on: June 23, 2011, 02:44:02 PM »
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Ertxiem

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2011, 03:07:48 PM »
It was already discussed, after a post by Mike in Math of the Demon Duck...
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MikeW781

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2011, 05:29:28 PM »
It was already discussed, after a post by Mike in Math of the Demon Duck...
Yeah, its one of the ones going around on fb questions that demonstrates how little math most people know.
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bugfartboy

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2011, 05:53:01 PM »
Yeah. It's a trick question. But everyone knows it equals 1.
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Zackirus

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2011, 10:23:43 AM »
To Quote Myself:

Quote
Everyone:

6/2(2 + 1)

is not equal to:

6
2(2+1)

The way that the question is written (6/2(2 + 1)), it = 9. This is because when you have Division and Multiplication (in the same order) you go from left to right.

However, if the question were written in the way below, it would = 1 because their are inferred brackets around the top and bottom.
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bugfartboy

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2011, 01:42:09 PM »
So who voted 1?
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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2011, 02:59:20 PM »
you, obviously, because everybody knows that there is no sarcasm on the internet.
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bugfartboy

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2011, 05:34:49 PM »
:P How do you know there isn't sarcasm on the Internet?
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Duskling

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2011, 08:21:05 PM »
*Facepalm* I think this topic should be locked already, anyone agree?

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2011, 09:30:08 PM »
I second that motion.
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bugfartboy

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2011, 10:07:42 PM »
Motion passed.
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ArtDrake

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Re: 6 / 2(1+2) = 9
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2011, 07:48:44 PM »
I have a notion
there'll be a commotion
if this particular motion
isn't put into... motion!

I was going to try to add "lotion" in there somehow, but it became too contrived. I'm back; this thread still isn't locked.